Yahoo patents granted on 04 March 2014

10 US patents granted on 04 March 2014 and assigned to Yahoo

1 8,667,173 Performing multicast communication in computer networks by using overlay routing
2 8,667,133 Methods and systems for determining the effect of a host on network latency while delivering online ADS
3 8,666,990 System and method for determining authority ranking for contemporaneous content
4 8,666,962 Speculative search result on a not-yet-submitted search query
5 8,666,932 System and method for providing vector terms related to instant messaging conversations
6 8,666,927 System and method for mining tags using social endorsement networks
7 8,666,916 Method for summarizing event-related texts to answer search queries
8 8,666,819 System and method to facilitate classification and storage of events in a network
9 8,666,813 System and method using sampling for scheduling advertisements in an online auction with budget and time constraints
10 8,663,011 Game server for use in connection with a messenger server